House Oversight and Government Reform

Hurd says new Appropriations role ‘widens focus’ on federal IT

by Billy Mitchell • 2 months ago

The Texas Republican will continue to ask agency officials questions about IT management on his new committee.

Rep. Will Hurd survives close midterm race

by Billy Mitchell • 6 months ago

Gina Ortiz Jones, Hurd's competitor for his seat serving the 23rd District of Texas, issued a concession statement almost two weeks after the midterm congressional election.

One organization’s movement to get more techies in Congress

by Samantha Ehlinger • 10 months ago

A Democratic, pro-science and technology political action committee wants to help elect more tech-savvy members of Congress who can keep up with emerging, complex tech topics.

U.S. CIO Suzette Kent keys in on talent gap as root of federal cyber struggles

by Billy Mitchell • 10 months ago

Asked at a hearing Wednesday how lawmakers could be of assistance in helping agencies better secure their IT infrastructures, Kent pointed immediately to a "continued focus on workforce activities."

With a new CIO in tow, DOD aims to make good on FITARA

by Carten Cordell • 12 months ago

DOD officials are making amends for past FITARA scorecard performances, offering better transparency and better implementation of the IT acquisition law.

These 3 categories tanked agencies on the latest FITARA scorecard

by Carten Cordell • 12 months ago

The combination of the three categories took agencies from a potential spread of five As, 14 Bs and 5 Cs to only three Bs, 12 Cs, eight Ds and an F.

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